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Area/Catalogue
EDUC 5156

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
150364

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)

Course aim

To introduce students as pre-service teachers to the broad scope of Design and Technology Education and the spectrum of competing influences and values which shape the Learning area.

Course content

Students as pre-service teachers will develop knowledge about Design and Technology through discussion and practical activities. Key ideas addressed through discussion include; exploring the educational challenges presented by economics, vocationalisation and cultural stereotypes, balancing generalist versus specialist contestation, and product versus process. Through practical activities pre-service teachers will be introduced to the broad concepts of design and production techniques.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Tutorial 3 hours x 11 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Design practice 2500 words 55% N/A
Essay 2000 words 45% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.1250
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1A)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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